A study on industrial waste management in Shah Alam / Norsinar Yahaya

Yahaya, Norsinar (2006) A study on industrial waste management in Shah Alam / Norsinar Yahaya. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).


For over a decade, the Malaysia government has been, promoting economic growth and its economy has been rapidly growing. Shah Alam, the capital state of Selangor and become the biggest industrial area in Selangor. Given existing pollution problems, financial constraints, and increasing urbanization and industrialization, industrial waste management has become an important and pressing issue for the city. In light of this, the purpose of this paper is to provide an overall understanding of industrial waste management in Shah Alam, to identify industrial waste management issues and problems, and to provide a preliminary assessment of industrial waste minimization activities in industry located in the city. Results from the corporate survey serve as a case study of industrial waste management in Shah Alam, and are used to illustrate key issues and concerns regarding industrial waste minimization in the capital city. In this paper, Shah Alam's industrial waste system is traced from generation, recovery, collection and disposal, and it is revealed that Shah Alam's industrial waste management issues are much like those experienced in other developing countries. Infrastructure for waste treatment in Shah Alam is either moderate or average quality, industrial factories are out of controlled which more than a thousand of illegal factories operated, environmental inspection and monitoring is weak.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Yahaya, Norsinar
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Hashim, Suliahti
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > Urbanization. City and country
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Environmental pollution
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Bachelor of Building Surveying (Hons.)
Keywords: Industrial, waste management, urbanization, environmental inspection
Date: 2006
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/70396
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